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Awards Season 2013

Awards Season Is Here!

It’s the time of year for  artists and actors to be recognized for their outstanding performances.  Stay tuned in the coming weeks to find out who all the winners are!

Your library carries many of these award-winning TV shows, movies and albums, available for checkout or download. Here is just a sampling of the many Film & Sound resources at Richland Library! Take them home and see if you agree with the judges!


LL Cool J will host the 55th Annual Grammys at 8 p.m. on Feb. 10 on CBS. Nominees include: 

Performers for this year’s show include Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Elton John, Rihanna, and Mumford & Sons. Other nominees include Maroon 5, Bruce Springsteen, Coldplay, and Adele.

The Okee Dokee Brothers are nominated for Best Children's Album. They'll be here at Richland Library April 14 as part of Augusta Baker's Dozen Storytelling series.


Seth MacFarlane will host this year’s Academy Awards, which recognize the best in films and performances. The ceremony will air at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24 on ABC.

Adele is nominated for her musical feature in Skyfall

Nominees for Best Picture include

Animated Feature Film

Documentary Feature

Original Screenplay

Costume Design

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Best Male Actor

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Drama Series

Library Resources

Movies, music and more are available 24 hours a day:

  • Freegal - downloadable music service for library cardholders. You can download three songs per week and they are yours to keep forever!
  • Overdrive – instant access to audiobooks, movies, and music, which are available for download.

Don’t forget that you can also visit any of our 11 locations to check out great movies and music! 

Learn more about the history behind today’s music. The online resource, America's Songs: the Stories Behind the Songs of Broadway, Hollywood, and Tin Pan Alley, by Phillip Furiar and Michael Lasser, explains the history behind songs and genres ranging from 1910 to the late 1970s. These stories and songs influenced today’s lyrics and tunes.

See what The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal have published about your favorite artists and performers.